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Cambridge, MA
10000+ employees
1636
College / University
Colleges & Universities
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Yale University, Stanford University, Princeton University
Many parents dream of sending their children to Harvard -- and at more than $50,000 a year in undergraduate costs, some even dream of being able to afford it. Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the US, is home to Harvard College (undergraduate studies) and ... Read more

Harvard University Reviews

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Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust
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  • "Harvard Medical School"

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    Current Employee - Director of Development in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Director of Development in Boston, MA
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    I have been working at Harvard University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great benefits, excellent team, visionary dean

    Cons

    large and complicated system, require faculty collaboration which can be a plus or minus depending on who you are.

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Harvard University Photos

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Harvard University Interviews

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    Graduate Student Interview

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    Accepted Offer
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    Interview

    I met with several professors in the department over the course of a day. We discussed their research and what I wanted to study during my PhD. It was very informal.

    Interview Questions

    • What was the most interesting thing you studied as an undergraduate?   Answer Question
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Harvard University Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2009
  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2008

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